Jonathan MS Pearce

 A Tippling Philosopher

Jonathan MS Pearce is a philosopher, author, columnist and public speaker with an interest in writing about almost anything, from skepticism to science, politics and morality the environment, because everything is philosophy. A former teacher, God – or the universe – has afflicted him with primary progressive multiple sclerosis. He can no longer play football with his twin boys, but he can still write a good column and book. Well, he likes to think so anyway. His books cover a wide topic area: atheism, the creation of the universe, the Resurrection, the Nativity, free will, poetry, and skepticism to name a few, as well as zombie pandemics, kids’ adventures and how to be a father of twins.

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Asking forgiveness from…God?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crimes or harm to others can take on many different forms, but some can be particularly heinous. Far be it for me to constrain your imagination in detailing any such horrible harms. Instead, let us more closely consider the ramifications of causing harm to others. Forgiveness is often defined as something like “a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group who has…